The North Loop
Your stay in Corsica begins at the tip of the Gulf of Ajaccio, in the extension of the Parata, is revealed an archipelago of 4 islets;
Large protected site (Natura 2000) you can discover endemic species in Corsica as well as rare and protected plants. This archipelago of Sanguinaires islands is an integral part of the Corsican heritage. You can reach by a path the Genoese tower, which will offer you a fantastic panorama; For the more sporty many walks are possible by the path of the customs or the path of the ridges that will allow you to admire a bird's eye view of the sea; For the most gourmet, you can enjoy a good meal while savoring the view; I Sanguinari Restaurant
STEP 2 - PIANA / PORTO / GIROLATA:
Registered since 1983 by UNESCO World Heritage of Humanity in the category natural site, the Gulf of Porto preserves its exceptional sites (nature reserve of Scandola, Gulf of Girolata and Calanche de Piana) for the greatest pleasure of all. On the road you can admire one of the most beautiful panoramas of Corsica; Discover the Calanques by the sea, color explosion guaranteed, take a break in the small village of Girolata time picnic (accessible only by foot or boat); It is possible and strongly recommended to stop in the small creeks armed with your mask and snorkel to discover the seabed and crystal clear water. For the little ones: Les Roches Bleues restaurant will offer you a breathtaking panoramic view.
STEP 3 - CALVI: Welcome to Balagne
On your trip in Mehari you can admire the most beautiful beaches of Balagne. It is possible to make a stop at the village of Algajola, seaside resort: This small village is full of charm and full of history. You can discover its fortress, its castle, its small picturesque streets or the abandoned village of Occi: There reigns an authentic atmosphere, the small chapel has been recently restored, a spectacular view of the bay of Calvi awaits you . In Calvi as on Ile Rousse come and mix with the locals by strolling between markets and shop let yourself be guided by the tempting smells of charcuterie, cheese and good wines of the country.
STEP 4 - SAINT FLORENT:
Saint Florent and the no less famous desert Agriates: 40 kilometers of beaches and vegetation breathtaking. It is possible to access the 4 beaches (Ostriconi, Ghignu, Saleccia and Lotu) by land for more sports or by the sea for an overview. Enjoy a day of rest and why not a picnic on one of the paradisiac beaches.
STEP 5 - BASTIA AND ITS SURROUNDINGS:
You arrive in Cap Corse, between nature and culture Cap Corse will satisfy you with its excursions to Genoese towers, small ports such as Erbalunga, Centuri, Giotanni, or the water mills buried in the maquis, Genoese bridges. The history museum of Bastia: a renovated building awaits you to impregnate its history.
STEP 6 - CORTÉ:
Historical and cultural capital of Corsica, Corté will offer you its citadel and its museum of anthropology. On the heights you can contemplate a breathtaking view of the mountains and rivers nearby. The Restonica, classified as a large national site in 1985, is an ideal place to relax. Between natural pool and green landscape, several hikes are possible such as Lake Melo or Mount Rotondu for more athletic. On the return do not hesitate to stop at the grocery store "a casa Curtinise" for the pleasure of the eyes and taste buds.